Serial 1676

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1676 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The full text of this cable was taken from https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1979STATE012084_e.html.

[Material initially withheld by the FBI is designated in red type below.]

LIMITED OFFICIAL USE FBB 368
PAGE 01 STATE 012084
ORIGIN L-03
INFO OCT-01 ARA-11 ISO-00 JUSE-00 OCS-06 CA-01 FBIE-00 /022 R
DRAFTED BY L/ARA:TJFORTUNE:RTG
APPROVED BY L/ARA:FAARMSTRONG
ARA – J. BUSHNELL
JUSTICE – M. ABBELL
——————090244 162318Z /64

O 162135Z JAN 79
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
LIMITED OFFICIAL USE STATE 012084
E.O. 12065: N/A
TAGS: CASC, GY
SUBJECT: REMOVAL FROM GUYANA OF MATERIAL TAKEN BY CONSULAR OFFICERS FROM JONESTOWN
REFS: (A) STATE 319334; (B) STATE 304925

1. Embassy is requested to release for transportation to the U.S. remaining documentary material taken from Jonestown and now in consular custody. Authority for the release of this material is discussed Reftel A, Para 1, and Reftel B.

2. Embassy is requested to coordinate transportation of this material to U.S. with Legatt [Robert] Oglesby.

Vance [Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State]

Limited official use

Originally posted on May 3rd, 2018.

Last modified on July 17th, 2022.
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